BCAH - Funding for Festivals - Canadian Heritage

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Funding for Festivals to Support Arts and Heritage, Build Stronger Communities

The Government of Canada has announced $30 million in new funding per year to support local arts and heritage festivals and events, and to engage Canadians in their communities through the expression, celebration and preservation of local culture. This funding includes the creation of the Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage program, enhanced resources for Canada Arts Presentation Fund, and funding for community historical anniversaries infrastructure.